The Evidence Behind the Ketogenic Diet for Weight Loss

Ethos Ho, BSc Pharm Student What is the Ketogenic Diet and How Does it Promote Weight Loss? The ketogenic diet is a dietary strategy that significantly restricts carbohydrate intake to promote weight loss and other health benefits related to treating obesity.1-4 The low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet (LCD), very low-calorie ketogenic diet (VLCKD), or simply ketogenic diets restricts…